Heinrich Hertz

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857 - 1894)

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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
Born in Hamburg, Germanymap
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Died in Bonn, Germanymap
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Categories: Scientists | Physicists | Hamburg, Germany | Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany | German Notables.


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  • German physicist studying electromagnetic waves - proving "that electromagnetic radiation was a thing"[1]
  • Transmitted and Received Radio waves in his lab. His work was later used by Tesla and Marconi in their competition to invent, build and market radios[1]
  • Hertz (frequency, cycle per second) named after him
  • son of Gustav Ferdinand Hertz & Anna Elisabeth Pfefferkorn[2]
  • 1886 m. Elisabeth Doll, daughter of Dr. Max Doll[2]
  • 1894 buried in Ohlsdorf Cemetery in Hamburg


  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Truth About 10 Famous Inventions." SciShow. 22 May 2016. YouTube.com (Web), accessed 11 June 2016
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wikipedia: Heinrich Hertz, accessed 11 June 2016

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